Erkki Verkasalo

Research Professor


Dr.Sc. (Agr.&For.)





Yliopistokatu 6 B, 80100 Joensuu


wood science, wood research, wood products, materials and measurements, value chains and enterprise networks of wood products and bioenergy, wood and timber properties, potentials, uses and processing of wood raw materials, timber measurement and grading, incentives, development and innovations to wood-based industries and enterprise communities (especially in SME sector), special characteristics of birch, pine and spruce and their utilization in wood products, biorefinery and bioenergy sectors, wood raw materials from thinning and peatland forests, wood and hybrid raw materials for building and living with wood, side streams of wood product industries and building with wood and their industrial utilization, recycling and cascading, integration of building with wood and green infrastructure in urban environments